Calendar of Events - San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce
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09/08/17
 -09/29/17
Surface and Depth: Stone, & Paper Tom Small and Catherine Trigg

Tom Small’s sculptures are inspired directlly from the land. For Tom specific locales in the Northwest provide the vision for the work. These locals include the islands, the beaches, the rivers, the mountains. This show will include recent drawings, carvings in stone and wood, and glass castings.

 

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09/27/17
Candace Wellman: Peace Weavers


In a launch and signing co-sponsored by Griffin Bay Bookstore, author Candace Wellman will present her new book, Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages.  Profiling four Coast Salish wives, Wellman relates how these women, loving mothers and good neighbors, helped forge alliances among the Native American residents and EuroAmerican settlers in the Pacific Northwest.

 

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09/27/17
 -09/28/17
On Book! Readers Theatre's FOR BETTER

For Better  Karen and Max are getting married—if their jobs allow them to be in the same place at the same time. FREE ADMISSION!  Donations accepted at door.
A romantic comedy for the digital age, For Better is a farce poking fun at our overdependence on electronic devices.  (From the writer of our sumd readers: Josh Boland, Roberto Carrieri, Libbey Howard, Jenni Merritt, Jennifer Oettinger, John Pachuta, and Jean Staben

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09/29/17
 -09/30/17
San Juan Island Brewing First Oktoberfest Celebration

We will be releasing our very own Festbier, enjoy this traditional Oktoberfest Lager alongside our other 7 beers. Beer garden setup on the patio/lawn for both days of the celebration. BBQ'd Brats on the patio could not make for a better combo. Come help us celebrate this long standing German tradition. Live Music both days.

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09/29/17
Wild Side: Historic Island Apples (Kwiaht)



Along with introducing important apple varieties that have been grown in the San Juans since the 1890s, botanist Madrona Murphy will cover how to characterize and identify apple varieties, and the work she is doing with Kwiaht to map and preserve heritage apples. Mystery apples and questions welcome!

 

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10/01/17
5th Annual Beautiful You Fashion Show

Join SAFE San Juans at the Brickworks on Sunday, October 1, at 2:00pm for our 5th annual Beautiful You Fashion Show, celebrating the beauty and diversity of all our island residents. Enjoy an afternoon with friends while viewing selections from our island's own clothing shops! Proceeds benefit SAFE San Juans in their mission to empower our islands to live free of abuse. 

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10/02/17
Know Your Islanders: Peru: Three Landscapes


Theresa Simendinger will guide us through her three-part journey in Peru: life on the Amazon River with native peoples and pink dolphins; riding up the Andes to Inca Ruins and a 15th century town; and a flight over the Nasca Lines.  

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10/06/17
Get Familiar with Your Android Smartphone


Learn the basics of using your smartphone: how to make and receive calls and text messages. Explore built-in apps like the camera and maps, how to connect to WiFi, find websites, and download apps. Bring your smartphone and your device password.

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10/07/17
Mrs. Bave Presents the Pig War

The drive to tell a story no matter what the obstacles is behind the Bellingham Theatreworks' comedy, Mrs. Bave Presents the Pig War.

 

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10/11/17
Harriet Baskas: The Ancient Fruitcake


Humanities Washington speaker Harriet Baskas will present The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us about History, Culture, Love, and Memory.  Discover strange stories of food that is so old, so unusual, or so meaningful, that no one dares throw it away.  

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10/14/17
Open Mic for Writers


Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don't be shy, come read what you've got or just listen. You'll be inspired to write more.

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10/17/17
Songs of the 1970s and before: Memory Cafe


Visit the Library for a mini-concert with Daniel and Therese Finn. Daniel will play guitar, and he and Therese will sing tunes from the 1970s and 1960s. Therese will share songs from the 1930s and 1940s. The Library offers Memory Cafe as enriching entertainment and a social opportunity for people with memory issues and their caregivers.

 

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10/19/17
Literary Salon



Better than a book club, it's a chance to talk with friends old and new about books and authors, themes and ideas. Join us and share all things bookish!

 

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10/20/17
Exploring Patience & Its Strength

Exploring Patience and Its Strength 
The enduring positive effects of peace, loving kindness, and compassion, and everything else that is good in human nature—its values and ethics, its aspirations and goals—are possible only when combined with the strength of the power of patience.
 
 

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10/22/17
Eat Island Grown

The best tastes of the San Juan Islands showcasing chefs, and the farmers that make that food possible!  Music - Live Auction - Silent Auction. Using fresh, quality products from San Juan County farms, local chefs will prepare delicious samples for you to enjoy. Come for a bite or make a meal of it. Locally produced soft and alcoholic beverages will make it a full gourmet adventure. Tickets start at $2.00 with proceeds benefiting San Juan County farming initiatives.  A mouthwatering event celebrating the islands’ unique cuisine at the historic Brickworks.
 

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10/25/17
Lynda Mapes: Witness Tree and Elwha


In a launch and signing co-sponsored by Griffin Bay Bookstore, author and
Seattle Times journalist Lynda Mapes will present her new book, Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak as well a revisiting her earlier book Elwha.  She explores environmental change, either through the lifespan of a single tree in Connecticut or the removal of a power generation dam on the Olympic Peninsula.


 

 

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